7th March 2018, Turner Contemporary, Margate
VOICE100 is a beat poem featuring the recorded voices of 100 women, men and children aged 5-98 in Thanet, Kent. Each participant took part in a recorded interview exploring experiences and perceptions of women across generations. It was transcribed, edited and augmented into a contemporary beat poem to be experienced in 5.1 surround sound. It premiered at Turner Contemporary on the eve International Women’s Day 2018, 100 years since some women were granted the right to vote.
Materials: Created with ZoomF5, Logic Pro, RX 5 Audio Editor for 5.1 surround. Featuring In The Land Where The Women Wear The Trousers (Fred Godrey, 1910) with permission from Kewchoice Limited.
Team: Lead artist, community engagement, composer: Emily Peasgood. Producer and co-writer: Daniel Taylor.
Commissioned by POW! for POW! Festival 2018. POW! are a charity celebrating and exploring issues around feminism, women and girls.